About This Journal

The Palimpsest (ISSN: 0031-0360 (Print); ISSN 2638-4086 (Online); ISSN-L 0031-0360), was a historical magazine published the State Historical Society of Iowa beginning in 1920 until it was renamed Iowa Heritage Illustrated in 1996. It was published monthly from 1920-1972, bimonthly from 1973-1985, and quarterly after 1986.

The State Historical Society of Iowa

The society operates from two centers, Des Moines and Iowa City. A museum, research library, state archives, special collections, community programming, historic preservation, and membership programs are located at 600 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, phone 515-281-5111. Publications, a research library, and special collections are located at 402 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City, IA 52240, phone 319-335-3916. The society also operates several historic sites across the state.

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